Microsoft to release 4 patches in January

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Microsoft have released the first advance notification for this year with only 4 security bulletins. there is no critical security bulletin but we have one important which is a remote code execution vulnerability.   Windows operating systems, Office and Dynamics AX are the affected software for this advance notification.

This is relatively small update compared to all previous notifications but it includes a fix for a zeroday that were widely exploited using a pdf exploit, this vulnerability affects only windows XP and 2003 and were observed last November. depending on your environment you can prioritize the patches for example if you are using Microsoft Dynamics ERP you need to pay a special attention for fixing the DoS vulnerability.

The updates will be released Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. PST. you can find the security advisory on the following link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-jan

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